Call for Nominations for the 2017–2018 Academic Year
Do you know an exceptional graduate student?
Archer Daniels Midland
American Fats and Oils
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Campbell
Dr. Stephen S. Chang
Fabrica De Jabon la Corona,
S.A. DE C.V.
National Institute of Oilseed
Mrs. Bernetta Smouse
Mrs. Elizabeth Smouse
and children Thomas, Deirdre,
Unichema North America
The purpose of this graduate fellowship is to encourage and support superior research by recognizing a graduate student pursuing an advanced
degree in a field of study consistent with the areas of interest of AOCS.
The award was established to honor long-time AOCS member Thomas
H. Smouse, his dedication and enthusiasm for lipid chemistry and his
commitment to family, education, and AOCS.
Primary eligibility requirements
• Individual must have a strong aptitude for research, be scholastically outstanding, and have additional interests and involvement
outside the academic discipline
• Reasonable expectation that the recipient, upon completion of
the degree, will enter into and make significant contributions to
a field consistent with the goals and interests of AOCS
• Applicant must be a graduate student beginning or continuing a
course of study leading to an M.S. and/or Ph.D.
• Student and major professor must be current members of AOCS
Fellowship level: U.S. $15,000
($10,000 Fellowship, $5,000 for travel and research expenditures related
to the student’s graduate program)
All recommendations for the Smouse Fellowship must be submitted on the
official application form. This form is available at www.aocs.org/Awards.
Completed applications must be returned to AOCS by February 1, 2017.